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String of beads and amulets

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This is a string of approximately eighty beads of diverse materials and shapes, including a large central pendant.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 cm double (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1885

Medium or Technique

Glass, faience, carnelian, lapis

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets